1st amendment

to the Constitution

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.-First Amendment of the Constitution

The First Amendment states that Congress cannot go against the religion a person choices to be a part of. They can't ban the exercise of it
Congress cannot abridge freedom of speech from the people. People can speak their minds and share their opinions.
Congress must let the press express it's opinion and the right to write what they choose.
People can protest their beliefs and join as a community. This is the freedom of the people peaceably to assemble.
The freedom to petition gives the people freedom to voice their opinion through numbers on a certain topic.

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